HISTORY HUNTERS FESTIVAL 

  • Wed, 05 May
    Online Zoom Event
    05 May, 10:30 – 11:15
    Online Zoom Event
    It's all about local history and stories! Join Roisin Burke and Angharad Wynne for a look at all the festival has in store, the inside track on activities, events and glorious unearthed stories. All this and more about the Festival's fabulous competition and forthcoming Ambassador programme. FREE
  • Wed, 05 May
    Online Zoom Workshop.
    05 May, 14:00 – 15:30
    Online Zoom Workshop.
    Ever fancied spending hours with an archive full of history and stories? This relaxed and informative online workshop will teach you how to find what you’re looking for and access information held on online archival databases.
  • Thu, 06 May
    Online Zoom workshop
    06 May, 14:00 – 16:30
    Online Zoom workshop
    On this workshop you’ll learn to write engaging, succinct blogs and fascinating articles that can be shared on social media and with online history and heritage databases, to make best use of your research. You'll also learn how to upload and publish your work on our ANCIENT CONNECTIONS Omeka site.
  • Fri, 07 May
    Live Zoom event
    07 May, 18:00 – 19:30
    Live Zoom event
    Join us to hear some fantastic stories that connect County Wexford and Pembrokeshire. From saints to sea monsters, there's so much folklore and history that connects our communities. In this relaxed session, we want to hear your local stories, knowledge and research project ideas too!
  • Mon, 10 May
    Online Zoom workshop
    10 May, 18:00 – 21:00
    Online Zoom workshop
    On this story-packed, practical workshop you’ll learn to sift the wheat from the chaff of the story, boil it down to its essence and spin it into an unforgettable yarn! In this relaxed, interactive, fun-filled session, we'll also explore how to share stories through simple films captured by phone.
  • Tue, 11 May
    Online, Zoom Workshop
    11 May, 14:00 – 15:30
    Online, Zoom Workshop
    Ever bemoaned that we loose a wealth of stories, history and knowledge with every passing generation? This is your chance to learn how to capture that information before it's too late, and also how to interview and gather historic viewpoints from across the age groups of your community.
  • Tue, 11 May
    Online Zoom workshop
    11 May, 18:00 – 20:30
    Online Zoom workshop
    On this workshop you’ll learn to write engaging, succinct blogs and fascinating articles that can be shared on social media and with online history and heritage databases, to make best use of your research. You'll also learn how to upload and publish your work on our ANCIENT CONNECTIONS Omeka site.
  • Wed, 12 May
    Online Zoom Workshop.
    12 May, 14:00 – 15:30
    Online Zoom Workshop.
    Do you want to find out more about researching the story of a place? This relaxed and informative online workshop builds upon the learning of the Using Online Sources Pt 1 workshop. It will teach you how to access online historical, archaeological, folkloric records to build up a story of place.
  • Thu, 13 May
    Online Zoom workshop
    13 May, 14:00 – 17:00 BST
    Online Zoom workshop
    On this story-packed, practical workshop you’ll learn to sift the wheat from the chaff of the story, boil it down to its essence and spin it into an unforgettable yarn! In this relaxed, interactive, fun-filled session, we'll also explore how to share stories through simple films captured by phone.
  • Fri, 14 May
    Online Zoom Event
    14 May, 15:00 – 16:30 BST
    Online Zoom Event
    To round off our History Hunters Festival, Roisin and Angharad will outline the next steps and introduce new resources to support and continuing to build the History Hunters community. They will also be looking ahead to launching the Tourism Ambassadors programme as part of ANCIENT CONNECTIONS.
Let's celebrate local history! Why not join our growing community of local History Hunters and learn about historic research, how to record oral history, write up, share and tell the great history and stories of your place. FREE ONLINE TRAINING available during our festival - see below! If you're already working on a local history project in our project areas, please let us know and sign up to our History Hunters community here
Online, 5 - 14 May 2021